Idealist.org/Idealiste.org is a nonprofit that connects people, organizations, ideas, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives. Launched in 1995, Idealist.org has become one of the most popular online resources for the nonprofit sector, with over 100,000 people from around the world visiting the site every day, creating content (volunteer listings, nonprofit jobs, individual profiles, and more), and connecting with others in the Idealist community.
What we are looking for:
A native French speaker, highly proficient in English, to intern with our French site, Idealiste.org, which is based in our New York City office. The successful candidate will be responsible for:
- Researching subjects and writing blog posts
- Responding to emails from our French users
- Researching relevant content to update our Resource pages
- Managing the Idéaliste Facebook page
- Researching and connecting with French-speaking organizations in New York
- Contributing to discussion about the development of Idéaliste
- Collecting and analyzing statistics about site activity
- Translating from English to French
- A native French speaker, highly proficient in English
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French
- Ability to stay focused on routine tasks as well as take initiative
- Appreciated but not essential: work or volunteer experience in the nonprofit sector in a French-speaking country
15 hours per week for 4 months. This is a paid internship, $15 - $18/hour depending on experience. To be paid, you must have a valid US work permit.
- Social impact: contribute to spreading ideas, connecting resources, and moving people from intention to action
- Learn highly valuable skills: CRM software (SalesForce) and other IT tools, new technologies, social media, etc
- An opportunity to participate in defining projects that shape the future of Idéaliste
- A friendly, supportive, and fun working environment
Send your resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you would like to work with Idéaliste.org to claire [@] idealiste.org before February 19th. Please write Stage, spécialisé en Communication in the subject line along with your name.
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